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Earth First! to Chevron: NO JOBS ON A DEAD PLANET
by Tiller
Friday Aug 14th, 2009 11:00 AM
As commuters zipped home this Thursday evening, Earth First!ers took to the waters of the Bay in a high speed Zodiac, and reclaimed the Red Rock Island by dropping a 50' banner, just SW of the Richmond Bridge, reading "HEY CHEVRON: NO JOBS ON A DEAD PLANET." In solidarity with the Mobilization for Climate Justice, and the rally/protest against Chevron on Saturday, August 15th, EF! declared the island a corporate-polluter free space, just within sight of Chevron's ocean-tankers.

As commuters zipped home this Thursday evening, Earth First!ers took to the waters of the Bay in a high speed Zodiac, and reclaimed the Red Rock Island by dropping a 50' banner, just SW of the Richmond Bridge, reading "HEY CHEVRON: NO JOBS ON A DEAD PLANET." In solidarity with the Mobilization for Climate Justice, and the rally/protest against Chevron on Saturday, August 15th, EF! declared the island a corporate-polluter free space, just within sight of Chevron's ocean-tankers.
Earth First!ers who did action, believe that for far to long Chevron has been polluting Richmond residents, and for that matter all of the Bay, and stealing the wealth and health of the world. This is not a "Jobs vs. the Environment" argument, this is a lying, stealing, polluting corporation vs. communities argument. Also, we believe that if the workers owned and ran the plant in Richmond it would change and that we would see a shift towards healthy, appropriate jobs.
Come join the fight this Saturday, August 15th, with a 11:30am rally at Richmond Bart, and a 1pm March to the Chevron refinery, followed by a direct action/ protest.
§the crew and banner
by Tiller Friday Aug 14th, 2009 11:00 AM

§the Beach landing
by Tiller Friday Aug 14th, 2009 11:00 AM

§view of the city from Red Rock
by Tiller Friday Aug 14th, 2009 11:00 AM

§Showin Chevron what we got
by Tiller Friday Aug 14th, 2009 11:00 AM